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Righi Oscillator, by Augusto Righi, Bologna, 1896

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Inventory Number: 67799
Object Type:
Persons: Augusto Righi (Maker)
Date Created: 1896
Place Created: Bologna Italy Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/79
Brief Description: Righi Oscillator (or Spark-Gap) with two large copper alloy spheres flanked by two smaller ones, in ebonite frame on mahogany base. Has accompanying information plaque.
Primary Inscriptions: None
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Ebonite
Wood (Mahogany)
Copper Alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
455 180 300 mm


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